Alfa Aesar™ Methyl salicylate, 98%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10578.36

UNSPSC: 12352106

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 119-36-8 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 500g

Product Code. 11453234

Quantity Price
1 £ 18.87 / 500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 29-03-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl salicylate
CAS 119-36-8
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Formula Weight 152.15
MDL Number MFCD00002214
Beilstein 971516
Merck Index 14,6120
Synonym Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate; Salicylic acid methyl ester

Specification

Formula Weight 152.15
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number VO4725000
Flash Point 99°C (210°F)
MDL Number MFCD00002214
Chemical Name or Material Methyl salicylate
Odor Characteristic
Synonym Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate; Salicylic acid methyl ester
Beilstein 971516
Melting Point −9°C
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Merck Index 14,6120
Boiling Point 224°C
Quantity 500g
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
CAS 119-36-8
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

Applications
Methyl salicylate is used as a flavoring agent and providing fragrance to products like chewing gum and mints. It acts as an anticoagulant by interruption of the vitamin K1-epoxide cycle. It is also used in high concentrations as a rubefacient to treat joint, muscular pain and acute pain. It is utilized as an anti-herbivore defense system in various plants. It is used as a transfer agent to get a manual copy of an image on a surface and to clear plant or animal tissue samples to be used for microscopy.

Solubility
Miscible with water, chloroform, ethanol, methonol and ether.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.